Is Danny Welbeck ready to emulate Thierry Henry?

Is Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck ready to emulate the success of Gunners hero, Theirry Henry? Speaking to Sky Sports, Wenger admits his new signing has a long way to go if he wishes to emulate the success of former Arsenal striker, Thierry Henry, but has also stated he is pleased with his new signings progress. “Look, give me some time, it is a …

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Oliver BainesIs Danny Welbeck ready to emulate Thierry Henry?

England awarded Euro 2020 Final and Semi-Final!

The Football Association of England were handed the fantastic news today that Wembley will host the Euro 2020 Final. The tournament is planned to be held in 13 cities across Europe and will celebrate the UEFA European Championships’ 60th birthday. Cardiff and the FAW were the only home nation to miss out on staging any of the action as Dublin’s …

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Gareth ThomasEngland awarded Euro 2020 Final and Semi-Final!

Manchester City begin hunt for Southampton pair

Manchester City are beginning to look at Southampton pair Jay Rodriguez and James Ward-Prowse as potential James Milner replacements. The Daily Star believe this is the case because 28-year-old Milner is stalling on a new contract. James Milner is valued by Manchester City at around £15m but an club will feel confident they could get him for a significantly reduced …

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Gareth ThomasManchester City begin hunt for Southampton pair

Should Tom Huddlestone be in the England squad?

Hull City midfielder, Tom Huddlestone has revealed he feels he is being overlooked along with the rest of the Hull City squad for international duty. The former Spurs midfielder said he thinks he and a number of other Hull City players could be in the reckoning for their country should Hodgson take a look. “I don’t think Roy Hodgson’s been …

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Oliver BainesShould Tom Huddlestone be in the England squad?

My Manchester United career is over – Tom Cleverley

Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley has revealed that his career at Old Trafford could now be all but over after securing a loan move to Aston Villa. Speaking to Sky Sports, Cleverley said, “I am happy to get away from some of the negativity. Whenever you are not winning trophies at Man United the players are going to get some stick. …

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Oliver BainesMy Manchester United career is over – Tom Cleverley

The reason why Welbeck was sold to Arsenal

Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has disclosed the reason why he sold Danny Welbeck to Premier League rivals Arsenal – “he did not score enough goals.” According to BBC Sport the Dutchman revealed that Welbeck just was not matching the quality of the strikers around him. “He played three seasons for the first team, but he doesn’t have the record …

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Oliver BainesThe reason why Welbeck was sold to Arsenal

Aston Villa a “forward step” – Tom Cleverley

New Aston Villa signing Tom Cleverley has said that his move to Villa Park is a “forward step”. He told the club how delighted he was with the move and at the prospect of linking up with his old friend Fabian Delph. Cleverley also spoke about the impressive club facilities as well as the ease in which he has settled …

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Gareth ThomasAston Villa a “forward step” – Tom Cleverley

Rooney starts “players only meetings” for England

New England captain, Wayne Rooney has revealed to BBC Sport that he has set up “players only meetings” for England as the players look to voice their opinions and have time to gel as a team. “We have had meetings among ourselves, just players in the rooms, watching videos and discussing how we can do better as a team,” Rooney, 28, said. …

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Oliver BainesRooney starts “players only meetings” for England

Jack Wilshere – “I will watch videos and be more like Pirlo”

England and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has revealed his plans to watch more videos of Andrea Pirlo to try an replicate his quality and positioning on the pitch. The remarks come in the light of Wilshere’s new role of a deeper midfielder. According to the Express – Wilshere was told by England coach Gary Neville, to be deployed as a deeper lying …

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Oliver BainesJack Wilshere – “I will watch videos and be more like Pirlo”

Liverpool’s Glenn Johnson could be off in January

Liverpool full-back, Glenn Johnson could be moving away to Anfield as early as January as he is set to become a free agent in the summer. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will be hoping to cash in for the England defender before he has to depart the club for nothing. According to reports from the Mirror, Italian giants, Juventus are said to …

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Oliver BainesLiverpool’s Glenn Johnson could be off in January

TV referrals to begin next year?

Sepp Blatter has revealed in an interview with BBC Sport that television referrals could be put in place as soon as next year, according to the FIFA president. Asked when it would come into place, the president who is under re-election said, “We can try in a youth competition, an Under-20, like next year when we are in New Zealand.” “It can …

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Oliver BainesTV referrals to begin next year?

Welbeck has Arsenal fans laughing

Arsenal fans will be laughing at the haters after their new deadline day signing, Danny Welbeck showcased his goalscoring skills for England last night. Two goals against a good Switzerland side was enough to see off the group competitors 2-0; the Swiss first home defeat in four years, who did they last lose against? England. Welbeck’s new role of playing …

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Oliver BainesWelbeck has Arsenal fans laughing

Switzerland v England – Preview

England face Switzerland in their opening game of the Euro 2016 qualification campaign tonight. Roy Hodgson’s side warmed up for the tie with a 1-0 win over Norway which was heavily criticised for its lack of entertainment in-front of a half-full Wembley. Switzerland will pose a tougher test for England with the likes of Xherdan Shaqiri who will look to …

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Oliver BainesSwitzerland v England – Preview

Wayne Rooney England’s “best passer”?!

Paul Scholes was a player and a half, we all know that… But what’s he on about here?! In his column for The Independent he has called for Roy Hodgson to play England captain Wayne Rooney in midfield against Switzerland. Is this because Wayne is currently terrible at his job of being a striker?! Well no, in fact he sees Wayne …

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Gareth ThomasWayne Rooney England’s “best passer”?!

England win but remain uninspiring

Last night saw England overcome a resilient Norwegian side 1-0 at a subdued Wembley Stadium. A single Wayne Rooney penalty was enough to secure the win for Roy Hodgson’s men, but work is still required if the Three Lions wish to improve. An experimental squad was selected ahead of the Norway and Switzerland games during the international break, with four …

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Oliver BainesEngland win but remain uninspiring

Cleverley joins Aston Villa

Tom Cleverley has joined Aston Villa on loan despite the transfer window being shut, according to BBC Sport. Aston Villa have completed the loan signing of the Manchester United midfielder with the view to sign Cleverley permanently at the end of the season according to reports, however, United also have the option to recall their player in January if need be. …

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Oliver BainesCleverley joins Aston Villa

England v Norway Preview

England take on Norway in tonight’s International friendly match at Wembley (20:00 k/o). It is the Three Lions first match after succumbing to a 0-0 draw against Costa Rica; enough to put them out of the World Cup in the Group Stages. Manager Roy Hodgson has selected a youthful side to start against the Scandinavian outfit, Hodgson last night confirming …

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Oliver BainesEngland v Norway Preview

Top 5 transfers of deadline day

There were a host of surprise signings and some top quality moving to the Premier League after last nights transfer deadline day antics. We take a look at the top 5 transfer of deadline day –  5. Abel Hernandez – Hull City –  Hull City have completed the signing of Abel Hernandez for an undisclosed fee, said to be around £9.5m …

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Oliver BainesTop 5 transfers of deadline day

Welbeck deal to join Arsenal has been agreed

Danny Welbeck has joined Arsenal from Manchester United On. Off. On. Off. On again? A deal for Danny Welbeck has been agreed. #AFC making their move! — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) September 1, 2014 Earlier today we  reported that Welbeck was undergoing a medical at Arsenal. It was said that Arsenal and Spurs were both tracking the …

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Oliver BainesWelbeck deal to join Arsenal has been agreed